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Premier Surgical Hernia Center

You can develop a hernia when an organ pushes through an opening of your muscle or tissue that keeps it in place. This can happen when you have a weak spot in a muscle or surrounding tissues. The general surgeons of Premier Surgical in Knoxville and Cleveland, TN, stress that although most hernias are non-life […]

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Why Smoking and Hernia Repair Don’t Mix

Complex hernias happen for a variety of reasons, but there are two important and somewhat unexpected factors that greatly affect a patient’s level of risk: smoking and weight gain. “A hernia is simply a hole where we’re not supposed to have one,” says Premier Surgical general surgeon Joel “Trey” Bradley III, MD. “The more complex […]

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